ASdeCopas: A Syntactic-Semantic Interface

  • Luísa Coheur
  • Nuno Mamede
  • Gabriel G. Bès
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2902)


ASdeCopas is a syntactic-semantic parser, implemented in Prolog, which uses hierarchically organized order-independent rules. This paper focuses on the formalization of semantic rules, presenting the concepts of well-formed semantic rule, rules hierarchy, and the conditions for rules application. If two rules can apply, only the most specific one does so. Examples are given and some properties of the system are pointed out.


Syntactic-semantic interface semantic rules rules hierarchy 5P Minimal Recursion Semantics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luísa Coheur
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nuno Mamede
    • 1
  • Gabriel G. Bès
    • 2
  1. 1.Spoken Languages Systems LaboratoryL2F INESC-ID/IST 
  2. 2.GRIL/Université Blaise-Pascal 

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